- 1815-[1910x1914] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Sir Edward Anwyl (1866-1914) was Professor of Welsh and Comparative Philology at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, and Chairman of the Central Welsh Board for Intermediate Education. He was also appointed the first principal of the Monmouthshire Training College, Caerleon, in November 1913, but died before he could assume the position.
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
Notebooks and papers, 1815-[1910x1914], of or belonging to Sir Edward Anwyl, mainly comprising notes of Celtic, Classical, Biblical, theological and historical or archaeological interest, together with literary, linguistic and grammatical material.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 2421-2505.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Usual copyright laws apply.
Language of material
- Old Provençal
Script of material
Language and script notes
English, Welsh, Latin, Greek, French, Irish, Arabic, Rumanian, Italian, Provenҫal, Spanish, Portuguese, Sanskrit, Hebrew, Russian, Breton, Cornish, German.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
The descriptions are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Formerly known as Anwyl 1-85.
Title based on contents of fonds.
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Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Dates of creation revision deletion
October 2005 and September 2009.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume I (Aberystwyth, 1943).
Description compiled by Siân Medi Davies for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS, and revised by Bethan Ifans.